Core: Abdominal and Lower Back Exercises

By: Lottie Olson

How to Do a Bent Arm Plank

Strengthen the abdominal and back muscles with a bent arm plank. The key to getting the most out of this challenging core strengthener is to concentrate and hold the position.

Step 1

Get into plank position by supporting your body weight on your forearms and toes.


Step 2

Keep your abdominals contracted and your back straight, eyes ahead of you.

Step 3

Hold this position for as long as you can, building up to 1 minute.

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